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Type: Cruiser, 2nd Class ; late Corvette, iron, cased with wood ; Armament 16
Launched : 16 Oct 1875 ; Disposal date or year : 1905
BM: 2679 tons ; Displacement: 4140 tons
Machinery notes: 5130 hpi
4 Sep 1877 Commissioned Sheerness
1879 Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa
24 Apr 1888 Commissioned at Portsmouth.
1890 Flag Ship, East Indies. Offiecrs borne for additional for Marine Survey of British India, for Trinomalee Yard and hired transport "Somali"
1892 Flag Ship, East Indies Station.
A drawing of the Boadicea Leaving Mauritius.
From Reunion we stood across to Tamatave, the principal sea-port of Madagascar, and from thence to St Juan de Nova, or Farquhar Island.
Ceylon and India.
To Muscat, up the Persian Gulf to Bagdad and back to KArachi.